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Six artists have six Grammy nominations apiece this year, including (clockwise from top left) Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, breakout band fun., hip-hop mogul Jay-Z, R&B newcomer Frank Ocean, Brit folkies Mumford & Sons and rap innovator Kanye West. The Grammy Awards will be held Sunday at Staples Center and televised on CBS at 8 p.m.
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Grammy Awards Sunday

Adele sweeping her way to a six-win coronation at last year's Grammy Awards was the easiest thing for prognosticators to predict since Norah Jones had everyone's vote virtually a decade earlier.

But this time, despite murmurs that it might be a big night for mellow yet startling R&B newcomer Frank Ocean (don't count on it), the prizes are apt to be so spread around that the top stars of the ceremony may only take home a pair of trophies apiece.

Ocean arrives for Sunday's telecast from Staples Center (CBS/2 at 8 p.m.) packing six nominations, as do breakout band fun., perennial rap heroes Jay-Z and Kanye West, beloved Brit folkies Mumford & Sons and unassuming blues-rock savior Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys.

Yet only fun., makers of the irresistible anthem "We Are Young," will compete in all Big 4 categories: album, record and song of the year, plus best new artist.

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